Georgia Dimitropoulou is a seconded national expert from the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights who is a member of the Agency’s Rights of the Child sector. Her area of expertise is child rights, specifically child protection, children in the context of migration and separated and unaccompanied children and child trafficking.
Ms Dimitropoulou has worked as a social worker and social scientist conducting research in the field of asylum and forced migration, with a particular focus in the situation on unaccompanied, separated children. Since 2006, she has been working in juvenile justice for the Athens Court for minors. She has contributed substantially to a number of FRA publications and is co-author of the UNHCR study Unaccompanied Minors Seeking Asylum in Greece.
She holds postgraduate degrees in European social studies and advanced studies in child rights.